Nov. 3, 2021
Celebrate Marimba! and Violins of Hope at Kutztown University this November
Celebrate Marimba!, a 40-piece marimba orchestra, conducted by marimbist/composer Gordon Stout at 4 p.m. on Sun. Nov. 7, at Schaeffer Auditorium. Violins of Hope Reading will have pieces on display at the New Media Gallery in the Sharadin Arts Building at Kutztown University Nov. 1-14.
Native American Heritage Month - November is Native American Heritage Month. KU honors the remarkable Native Americans who have contributed to the character of the nation.
National Career Development Month - Did you know November is National Career Development Month? It’s a great time to schedule a career coaching appointment to discuss your career goals (or start creating them). Log in to Handshake, then go to Career Center, then Appointments to schedule one via video, phone or in-person.
Save the Date: Grad School Fair - There will be a virtual Grad School Fair on Mon. Nov. 15 from 1-3 p.m. with over 40 schools attending. Log in to Handshake and then go to Events and search for the Grad School Fair. Once logged in, you can register for the fair and for the various sessions. Professional dress is not required.
Veterans Awareness Week - Celebrate Veterans Awareness Week from Nov. 7-13 with pre-events, tributes, fundraisers, workshops, ceremonies, discounts, luncheon, and more. View the full schedule of events here.
Wed. Nov. 3
Successful Interviewing - 2 p.m. via Zoom. Jobs are WON in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during, and after your interview to gain an advantage over the competition.
Mini Workshop Marathon - via Zoom. Get all the workshops you need in one place. 6 p.m. Successful Interviewing; 6:30 p.m. Internship & Job Search; 7 p.m. Thinking About Grad School.
PASSHE Diversity Summit - PASSHE's DEI Summit will take place virtually from Nov. 3-5. Open to students. Use this website to register: https://whova.com/web/diver1_202104/
Free Flu Clinic - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the food court in the Academic Forum. Free flu shots are available to all students while supplies last. KU ID is required.
Thu. Nov. 4
Business Idea Competition - 5 p.m. in Rickenbach Learning Center Room 135. Come out to see students present this year’s best business ideas for a chance to win cash prizes.
Encountering Ekphrasis - 11 a.m. in Sharadin Arts Building Room 120. Join us for Associate Professor Julia Hovanec's presentation, Encountering Ekphrasis.
Thinking About Grad School - 11 a.m. via Zoom. Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you and your future career.
The Washington Center for Internships - 11 a.m. via Zoom. Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there.
Career Development Mini Workshop Marathon - 6-7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Get all the workshops you need in one place. 6 p.m. Soft Skills; 6:30 p.m. Designing Your Career Path; 7 p.m. Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter.
Free Flu Clinic - 4-7 p.m. on the DMZ at Beck Hall during SGB Fall Fest. Free flu shots are available to all students while supplies last. KU ID is required.
Fri. Nov. 5
Feminist Friday - 1:30 p.m. at Boxwood House. The Women's Center and FMLA hold Feminist Friday every Friday. Join us for this week's discussion, How to Empower and Uplift.
Gaming with the Guys - 6-7 p.m. Join us at the MCC for Gaming with the Guys as we play video games and enjoy pizza and snacks. This weeks topic will be combating stereotypes and stigmas.
Sat. Nov. 6
Ultimate Frisbee 6th Annual Ring Bologna Tourney - 9 a.m.-5p.m. on the rugby fields. Our annual tournament will be dedicated to Maddie Cunningham, a player we lost over the summer. Donations will be made to CHOP.
Mon. Nov. 8
Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 p.m. via Zoom. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers.
Career Development Mini Workshop Marathon - 6-7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Get all the workshops you need in one place. 6 p.m. Soft Skills; 6:30 p.m. Choosing Your Major; 7 p.m. Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter.
Tue. Nov. 9
Germany & the Alps Summer Program Info Meeting - 11 a.m. in Old Main 280. Info about an exciting summer travel opportunity. 8 days in Munich and 2.5 weeks in the Austrian Alps. Meet professors, receive course information, and have questions answered.
Maximizing Tutoring and Professor Office Hours - 11 a.m. in AF 203 with Dr. Hayduk. Join us for this student success workshop.
Language Alumni Career Panel - 3 p.m. in BH 145 and via Zoom. Panel topic: Leverage Your Languages: Applicability of Second Languages/Cultures in Careers.
Soft Skills - 11 a.m. in AF 101. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills, you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking, and many more.
Success in Grad School - 7 p.m. via Zoom. Have you thought about graduate school before? Attend the "Effective Strategies for the Graduate School Search” with Dr. Don Martin.
Free Flu Clinic - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the lobby of Old Main. Free flu shots are available to all students while supplies last. KU ID is required.
The Year You Absolutely Kill It In Marketing - Delve into topics that span the marketing spectrum with experts who are excited to help you grow. Join our free forum, and grow with Pearl Jade Marketing.
Wed. Nov. 10
Clay Club Cup and Chocolate Sale - 10 a.m.-2 p.m., MSU Table D. Hot drinks taste better out of a unique handmade cup. These were made here at KU by our ceramics students. Chocolate is good too!
Indigenous Film Screening: River of Silence - 6:30 p.m. in MSU 183 Alumni Auditorium. Join us for this screening, light refreshments, and Indigenous created prizes. RSVP on Engage.
Resume Lab - 10 a.m. in RL 17. Bring a hard copy of your resume and be prepared to work on it.
Post Pandemic Series for Startups - Presenters will cover topics such as Finance for New Business, Credit, Budgeting, and First Steps to Business Creation. Presented in Spanish.
Open Hour With Provost - 3 p.m. in MSU Starbucks. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.
KU Student Success
Weekly Success Tip
To W or Not to W? - The deadline to withdraw from a class is Fri. Nov. 5. Students should always consider financial aid implications if they decide to withdraw from a class.